Filling The Garden Boxes

We spent the entire weekend filling our 8 4×4 garden boxes with garden mix!  What a job.  It was a muddy mess which means the kids all had a blast.  Driving the tractor with the cart full of dirt up a wet, grassy hill proved more challenging than I first thought.  We managed however and … Continue reading

Snow arrived just in time for my dirt delivery… sigh

Well we woke up to snow on the ground today.  Not a big deal really but I will be a tad upset if my magnolia tree does not bloom this year because of it.  Two years ago the same thing happened and my magnolia failed to bloom because of the late freeze.  We shall see.  … Continue reading

Spring started with garden work!

Our first days of Spring were spent building the new garden.  It is going smashingly! I decided on 2×10’s for my garden boxes to allow for carrot and potato growing.  Also we decided to make each box separate 4×4 boxes instead of making some 4×8.  This way if I end up hating the arrangement I … Continue reading

2,000 Worms

My red wigglers did not over-winter very well on the enclosed patio.  Even with my can composter wrapped in old heavy blankets.  So here are the newest members of the compost family… 2,000 red wigglers.  They will be spending winter in the warm garage whether my husband wants to share garage space with them or … Continue reading

Seed Starting Update

White Lisbon Bunching Onions vs Prizetaker Leeks:  In this race the leeks are winning!  Of course this race has just begun. Chives are a no-show so far but hopefully they will make their appearance soon. Tomatoes & peppers are still warming at the spa.  Looking forward to that race as well.

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